The negative health effects of Y chromosome loss could be one potential reason women tend to live longer than men.
Despite the popular belief that vitamin E and beta carotene supplements help prevent heart disease and cancer, the latest research suggests they do not – but the supplements do have potential risks.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Australia. And it doesn’t affect everyone equally.
Research has been inconclusive on the degree to which drinking alcohol leads to the growth of harmful fat. But a new study suggests that beer and spirits are far bigger culprits than wine.
Cardiac rehabilitation is a low-cost approach with proven benefits for heart patients, that drastically lowers future cardiac risks. So why do only 10 to 25 per cent of heart patients access it?
Eating half an avocado twice a week could slash your risk of getting heart disease.
Melatonin may play a role in protecting people who have had a heart attack, but the evidence is still unclear.
New review suggests many don’t benefit massively from taking a daily statin.
A one-size-fits-all approach may not be best for treating cardiovascular disease. Taking sex chromosomes into account could make for more effective and equitable care.
New research shows that a ban on aggressive hi-vis promotion of sugary drinks could be far more successful in reducing consumption than a sugar tax.
In more than half the cases of sudden cardiac death during sex, the heart was found to be structurally normal.
A bit of alcohol may protect your heart, but binge drinking could send it into a dangerous flutter.
Heart disease can change the genetic structure of heart cells. Understanding the role that mechanical forces play in these changes could lead to improvements in artificial tissue design.
Everything from where your coffee is grown right down to how it’s brewed can affect what health benefits it might have.
ECMO uses an artificial heart and lung to replace the entire function of the person’s own heart and lungs outside the body. And COVID is demanding more ECMO than we’ve ever used before.
A new study shows that the more physically active a person, the more calcium build-up they have in their coronary arteries.
Cutting out dairy, eggs and meat is thought to prevent and reverse heart disease. But as our latest study shows, the evidence doesn’t back this claim up.
Leg pain while walking is a common symptom of peripheral artery disease.
‘One-size-fits-all’ weight loss advice could be inadvertently harmful to some patients.
Our study is the first to directly show that swimming, aqua-aerobics and other water workouts offer as many benefits to cardiovascular health as exercising in a gym.